LEXINGTON, N.C. — The Davidson County Sheriff's Office says a teenager dragged a deputy while trying to run from a traffic stop in Lexington. 

It happened near Bradley Tysinger Road and Old US Highway 52. 

They say 17-year-old Nicholas Andrew Myer was stopped by a deputy. During the stop, they say Myers tried to drive off, dragging the deputy along with him.

The deputy was thrown from the driver's side door while Myers drove off. They eventually found him inside a home on Bradley Tysinger road. 

Myers has been charged with  Assault with a Deadly Weapon on Law Enforcement Officer, Resisting Public Officer. He is currently being held on an $85,000 secured bond. 

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